Girls Hoops: MB’s defense snaps three-game drought

mbghoops-dThe No. 1-ranked Myrtle Beach High girls basketball team showed the mark of a top team in Friday night’s ugly win over visiting Goose Creek.

With the offense going ice cold, the Lady Seahawks (12-3) turned up the heat on defense to score a hard-fought 30-24 victory over the Lady Gators.

It was the lowest point totaled both scored and allowed by Myrtle Beach this season, and the Lady Seahawks held Goose Creek to half its output from Monday’s 47-38 win by the Lady Gators.

Myrtle Beach snapped a three-game losing streak dating back to the CresCom Bank Holiday Invitational. Kiana Adderton and Nia Sumpter led the Lady Seahawks with eight points apiece as Myrtle Beach scored only two points in the fourth quarter.

Myrtle Beach opens Region 7-3A play Saturday night at Wilson.

* Socastee 48, North Myrtle Beach 38: The Lady Braves used a 14-7 run in the second period to build a lead and hold ff the Lady Chiefs in the final non-region tuneup for both teams.

Socastee (7-7) travels to Conway on Tuesday for the Region 6-4A opener for both teams. North Myrtle Beach (4-10), which suffered a 52-48 setback to Conway on Thursday, opens Region 7-3A play Monday at St. James.

* Summerville 37, Carolina Forest 34: The Lady Panthers (7-7) dropped a fourth-quarter lead to fall to .500 for the season in a loss to the Lady Green Wave.

Carolina Forest opens Region 6-4A play Tuesday at West Florence.

Photo by Prep Stars Media

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